Tue, Jul 3, 2012 5:00 PM EDT
WHAS TV11 Louisville 3:20 | 7 views
THE BUZZ: Tuesday, July 03, 2012 -Katie Holmes out and about in Manhattan -Anderson Cooper announces he's gay -Naomi Watts as Princess Diana -A 5-year-old swimming with sharks -New Spider-man movie premieres -The Redneck Resort opens in East Tennessee It's all in THE BUZZ with Good Morning Kentuckiana's Kelsey Starks.
Tue, May 14, 2013 9:01 PM EDT
KING5 Seattle 2:34 | 3 views
There are some tests in life that you want to pass. "Honestly, those were the longest two weeks in the world waiting to get those test results back," recalled Anna Kuwada. For Kuwada, this was not one of them. Because she knew that all the preparation in the world wouldn't make a difference. "You just feel like a ticking time bomb." The bomb ticking inside her was the BRCA 1 gene - the same gene her mom carried through two bouts with breast cancer. "I remember the genetic counselor from Swedish called
Tue, May 14, 2013 8:57 PM EDT
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans 3:03 | 0 views
Meg Farris / Eyewitness News Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Twitter: @megfarriswwl NEW ORLEANS -- A story on the New York Times opinion page has touched people around the world, not only because of who the writer is, but also because of the topic. Actress, director and philanthropist Angelina Jolie revealed she had a preventive double mastectomy. Jolie said she had the surgery after testing positive for a gene mutation that greatly increases her risks of getting breast cancer. It's a procedure that people from
Tue, May 14, 2013 8:33 PM EDT
13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads 2:33 | 0 views
NORFOLK - Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie disclosed Tuesday that she had a preventive mastectomy after learning she had a gene mutation, called the BRCA gene, that significantly raised her risk of breast cancer. BRCA stands for breast cancer susceptibility gene. A genetic test using a blood test can detect gene mutations. People at higher risk are those with close family members diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer at an early age. Breast cancer specialist Dr. Claire Carman believes every woman sho
Tue, May 14, 2013 8:18 PM EDT
KVUE-TV Austin 4:02 | 0 views
AUSTIN -- Four years ago one Austin woman took the very same preventive measures as actress Angelina Jolie. Fourteen years ago, Tiffany Barber watched her mother undergo treatment for early stage breast cancer. Her mom survived. Tiffany's sister diagnosed with the same disease several years later, did not. She was just 38 when she died. "During her fight when I finished having both of my kids, she said, 'I want your breasts off,'" said Tiffany. "I need to know that you are safe to be there for both of our k
Tue, May 14, 2013 8:10 PM EDT
11 News Houston 3:03 | 0 views
HOUSTON-A Houston woman is among the women across the country who are indentifying with actress Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer. The mega-star wrote an editorial for the New York Times and explained that she has a gene mutation that increases her risk of getting cancer by 87 percent. Jolie said had both breasts removed and reconstructed with implants. Her mother was 56 when she lost a battle with ovarian cancer. Houston real estate agent Lacy Baird said she'
Tue, May 14, 2013 3:41 PM EDT
KTVK 3TV Phoenix 7:50 | 0 views
PHOENIX -- Angelina Jolie's decision to remove both of her breasts because of a mutated gene has a lot of women talking this morning. The news has left some wondering if the procedure is something they should consider. Jolie said that after genetic testing, she learned she carries the "faulty" BRCA1 gene and had an 87 percent chance of getting the disease herself. On Tuesday's Good Morning Arizona, Yetta Gibson talked to a breast cancer specialist about the procedure. He calls Angelina's decision appropr
Tue, May 14, 2013 2:11 PM EDT
KVUE-TV Austin 3:28 | 0 views
Angelina Jolie revealed on Tuesday, May 14, that she had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that increases her risk of developing breast cancer. Many people are commending her for using her voice to raise awareness. To shed some more light on the topic, KVUE spoke with Dr. Rob Watson, a breast surgeon at Scott and White Hospital in Round Rock.